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Bribie Island

Bribie Island

  I was finally able to accept John & Diane Oxenford’s invitation to return to Bribie Island. They have a beautiful home built with sustainability in mind. Diane is an environmental activist in the community, so I learned a lot…

Surfing

Surfing

Amin and I went to Gold Coast for the day, and I had my first opportunity to ride some waves. I loved it so much that I’ve decided to spend a few days at Hoa’s once my research project wraps…

A Break in the Clouds

A Break in the Clouds

I took advantage of the sunshine for a quick trip to the Gold Coast. Hoa, a friend from high school, moved into a place just off Main Beach.   Hoa’s friends Nicole & Claudio invited us over for pizza and…

Straddie

Straddie

My housemates & I visited North Stradbroke Island over the weekend. It was love at first sight We camped on the beach and met up with some friends for exploring. I’ve gone to eleven beaches in the Brisbane region, and…

Cabarita

Cabarita

      I hit up Cabarita Beach with nine others this weekend. A lovely place to escape the heat. More posts from the holidays coming right up.

Tasmania

Tasmania

I spent most of my ten days in Tasmania hiking. My overnight hike at Freycinet National Park was the highlight. The first day took me along three beaches, all were vacant. To lighten the load, I only brought the tent…

Rotary Club of Noosa Heads Daybreak

Rotary Club of Noosa Heads Daybreak

Ashgrove/The Gap Rotarian Shaughn Forbes drove me up to the Sunshine Coast for a presentation to the Rotary Club of Noosa Heads Daybreak.     She took me on a tour of Noosa Heads, a popular, upmarket beach spot on…

Fraser Island

Fraser Island

  Amin,  Dalphy, and I joined the Queensland University of Technology Sailing Club on a trip to Fraser Island. A 4WD is needed to visit the island, so I’m thankful to the Aussies who made this trip happen. We camped…